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Headword: *deilakri/wn
Adler number: delta,311
Translated headword: pitiable
Vetting Status: high
Hermes used to be called [this], for being greedy. For when pieces of meat were shown to him, he would dig in right away.
Greek Original:
*deilakri/wn: o( *(ermh=s e)le/geto, w(s li/xnos. kreadi/wn ga\r e)pideiknume/nwn au)tw=| kath/rxeto au)ti/ka.
See also delta 310.
The gloss for the present entry is taken from the scholia to Aristophanes, Peace 193 (web address 1); see also kappa 2361, omega 17.
Associated internet address:
Web address 1
Keywords: comedy; definition; ethics; food; mythology
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 10 September 2002@00:15:36.
Vetted by:
Catharine Roth (modified translation) on 10 September 2002@01:08:20.
David Whitehead (added x-ref; cosmetics) on 15 October 2003@05:26:00.
Catharine Roth (added link and cross-reference) on 22 March 2004@00:51:54.
David Whitehead on 19 June 2012@07:34:17.


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